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Welcome to the Library Guide for Anthropology

This guide will help you get the best out of Monash Library.

Click on the blue tabs above to get started, or to see information for a specific unit.


Anthropology is very cross disciplinary in nature. Depending on your topic you may also need to refer to the related Library Guides below:

Need more help? 

Try your Contact Librarian or Learning Advisor first. Then: 

  • In the Library, the helpful staff at the Information Point are your first stop - come and see us!
  • You can drop in to any Library's Research & Learning Point during term.
  • Our Librarians and Learning Skills Advisors run classes and workshops.
  • Check out Research and Learning Online, our online programme of self-help material.
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  • Library help via phone is available during our open hours at +61 3 9905 5054.

Need definitions?

Blackwell Reference Online
Search over 300 reference works at once.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources

For more Anthropology dictionaries and encyclopedias, click the Reference works tab at the top!

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